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Sanctuary welcomes VC animal enthusiasts

By Talya Phelps – 1 month ago

This Senior Week, Ian Snyder ’17 discovered something he never expected to. In an email, he reported from his trip to the Catskill Animal Sanctuary: “I learned that the little…

Org lends support to North Korean advocacy cause

By Talya Phelps – 1 month ago

Until 2013, its image on Google Earth was nothing but a featureless blob. Its Internet reportedly only has 28 websites. Its totalitarian threatened violent retaliation over a James Franco and…

News Briefs May 25, 2017

By and – 1 month ago

Trump fires FBI Director James Comey On May 9, FBI Director James Comey was fired by President Trump. The president announced Comey’s firing via a news release along with letters…

Journalist Gessen examines the first 100 days of Trump

By Steven Huynh – 2 months ago

At a lecture this past Friday, well-known journalist Masha Gessen caught her audience by surprise when she compared the current president to Vladimir Putin, who has historically served as a…

Updates from the VSA May 2, 2017

By Calvin Lamothe – 2 months ago

The Second VSA Senate is Now In Office! As of May 1, the members of the 2017-18 VSA Senate have officially begun their terms! Congratulations to all of the new…

Doyle speaks to Title IX policy, response

By Hanna Stasiuk – 2 months ago

[Trigger warning: mention of suicides, sexual violence] About a year ago, Alexia Garcia ’18 stumbled upon the book “Campus Sex/Campus Security” and chose to read it during lapses in her…

Lovejoy discusses biodiversity in conference keynote

By Steven Huynh – 2 months ago

Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, known as the “godfather” of biodiversity, argues that the world nears an environmental tipping point—launching us into an age in which humans will likely become extinct. Vassar…